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Table 2 Multiple linear regression of CHD risk factors and urinary albumin versus flow-mediated dilatation in Mexican-American and non-Hispanic white men and women

From: Endothelial function and urine albumin levels among asymptomatic Mexican-Americans and non-Hispanic whites

  Flow-Mediated Dilatation (%) Flow-Mediated Dilatation (%)
  Standardized β-Coefficient Standardized β-Coefficient
Variable MA men MA women NHW men NHW women
Constant -4.848 23.7 -22.240 4.3
Age (years) 0.042 -0.090 -0.045 -0.230*
BA Baseline Diameter 0.053 0.069 0.081 0.074
BMI -15.29* -0.140* 0.539* -0.241*
Systolic BP (mmHg) -.311* 0.013 0.039 0.074
LDL-Cholesterol (mg/dl) 0.002 -0.077 -0.009 -0.001
HDL-Cholesterol (mg/dl) -0.084 -0.014 0.154* 0.081
Triglycerides (mg/dl) -0.006 0.002 0.019 0.012
Serum Glucose (mg/dl) -0.009 0.033 -0.018 0.026
Current Smoking (1 = yes) -0.031 0.001 -0.002 0.112
Urine Albumin (mg/dl) -26.95** -28.57* 3.425 -15.973
Alb: Cr Ratio -0.118 -0.211* -0.046 0.147
  1. *p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01, LDL, low density lipoprotein; HDL, high density lipoprotein; Alb:Cr ratio, Albumin:creatinine ratio